What do you do on a daily basis?
I style food for print and television That means I cook beautiful food that reads as delicious on camera and often tastes delicious, too. I also develop and test recipes, work with our on-air talent and chefs, and I often get to travel to do so.
Who is your culinary icon?
Who is your favorite food TV personality, past or present?
Clarissa Dickson Wright
What's your favorite cookbook?
Pork and Sons
What dish or ingredient will we never catch you eating?
Low-fat cheese. What's the point?
What's your favorite condiment?
Mustard or mayo
What's the first dish you learned to make?
Sweet tooth, salty tooth or both?
Both. But if I had to choose, I'd go salty.
What kitchen tool can't you live without?
What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?
Rock and soul
What's your favorite food scene from a movie?
The guys cooking dinner in prison in Goodfellas
What's your favorite alcoholic beverage?
Summer: gin or tequila. Winter, it's whiskey.
If you weren't in food, what career would you have liked to have tried?
I used to be a milliner and still make a hat on occasion.
What's your favorite "food city" to visit?
Anywhere in Alsace